Take care of yourself.
If you struggle with mental health, know that you’re not alone and that resources are available. You can use xx
- Version control
- Code buddies
These are some of my expectations for students. Follow the principles of good scientific practice and open science.
Have fun. Admit mistakes.
I aspire and promise to:
- Support you in your research and career planning.
- Respond to questions and give feedback in a timely manner.
- I aim to respond to emails in a few days, or at most a week. If something is urgent (e.g. a problem with data collection, a sudden deadline for a grant application) I will usually respond more quickly.
- If you want feedback on your work, a letter of reference, or other input from me, please give me a heads-up a few weeks in advance (e.g. as soon as you know that you’re applying for something, or when you start writing a draft). I can then block off time to go over your work and give feedback immediately. Note that if you can’t meet this deadline, it may go to the bottom of my priority list and I may be less inclined. So plan ahead, and allow yourself (and me) some buffers.
I expect you to: